Why Get Married On Safari?

When people dream about their wedding day, the overwhelming desire is for a celebration filled with memorable experiences. So, what could be more magical than saying “I do” on the banks of the Machaton River between the arches of two giant fig trees?

Tanda-Tula wedding dress detail, Shara Burger

To make your lifetime commitment in an environment filled with natural beauty and earthly energy – a place that has remained untouched for many lifetimes – is not only incredible for the bridal couple, but for everyone who comes to witness the marriage too.

Tanda-Tula Safari Camp weddings, Kobus Tollig Photography

The nature of our beautiful location in the heart of the Timbavati and because we operate as a family-run tented camp, our wedding celebrations draw inspiration from our beautiful surrounds and are deeply connected to nature. Our event style draws inspiration from nature’s pure organic beauty and from the environment. Our marriage celebrations are incredibly unique and intimate.

Tanda-Tula weddings, Shara Burger

We create magical ceremonies with absolute privacy out in the bush, each one serenaded by our amazingly talented Tanda Tula choir, who not only create the mood, but also bring colourful African tradition to the day. Afterwards, guests celebrate and toast to the start of a new journey while enjoying sundowners, only to return to the fairy lit lodge and a delicious dinner.

Tanda-Tula bush weddings, Shara Burger

What makes a safari wedding even more memorable and special is that it lasts for a whole weekend, giving everyone more time to share experiences, including game drives, bush breakfasts and safari walks – all the while having the opportunity to spend quality time with one another, making this a truly beautiful and authentic connection.

Tanda-Tula Safari Camp wedding reception, Kobus Tollig Photography

What more memorable and magical way to start your married journey together than under African skies surrounded by the sheer magnificence that Mother Nature created?

Tanda-Tula weddings, Kobus Tollig Photography

Our wedding packages are from R6 000 for a small wedding (if you book up to four tents) and from R12 000 for four to twelve tents) and we can host a maximum of 24 guests. We can also do very special celebrations for milestone birthdays and family get-togethers. Contact us on reservations@tandatula.com and we’ll introduce to our experienced planning team behind the scenes who coordinate seamless special events for our guests.